This blog deals with life of Allie Tennant as presented in the book "Allie Victoria Tennant and the Visual Arts in Dallas" published in 2015 by the Texas A&M University Press. Tennant was a Dallas sculptor who lived from 1892 until 1971. She was an accomplished artist who belonged to the Regionalist school of artistic expression. Tennant was also active as a promoter of the visual arts in the city. This volume is the first biography ever written about her.
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Allie Tennant Profile on KUT Radio
Today KUT Radio in Austin is running a biographical piece on Allie Tennant as part of the celebration of Women's History month. This sketch is part of a series of radio spots dealing with outstanding women in the history of Texas sponsored by the Ruth Winegarten Foundation. These short radio biographies are designed to increase awareness about the role women have played in building the state as we know it today.